Configuring Counter-Strike Server for Linux
To get started you will need to create a directory.
In Accessories > Terminal enter:
With these commands entered, you should have created a directory called “halflife" and opened it.
Copy the file you downloaded previously into the halflife folder and then in the Terminal type:
tar zxvf hlds_l3333.tar.gz
Note that you may have downloaded a different version of the server software file, so enter the command as appropriate.
The previous command has unpacked the tarball package – a new directory called hlds_l will have been created. Type
…this will take you into the new folder. You must then download the Counter-Strike mod for the Half Life server components already downloaded. Find this at X
Once this has been downloaded, you will need to unpack it:
tar zxvf cs_beta7.tar.gz
(Again, a different version may be available so alter the filename above as appropriate).
Next, you will need to enter this command to enable the server components to find the libraries required to play Counter-Strike:
And that is it – your Counter-Strike server is ready!